Every 2017 class international graduate students：
According to the discipline of international graduate students training basic requirements and relevant provisions about the dissertation of UESTC, please submit your files of the research proposal to the Main Building C1-203A, and relevant requirements are as follows.
1、International students of Ph.D. candidates：On the basis of sound topic determination and a good amount of literature reading, the Ph.D. candidate should have the research proposal completed before the end of the third semester, and the end of the fourth semester is the last due. The research proposal presentation should be held by the means of public lecture at the School forum. At least 3 experts in the discipline or in the relevant research field should be present, of which the candidate’s supervisor can be enlisted as one and the other two can be full professors or associate professors with Ph.D. degree. Evaluation results are necessary to be made.
Before making the research proposal report for the dissertation, all Ph.D. candidates should read more than 30 papers in the leading edge of their discipline from the latest literature. Then everyone should finish a literature review report of about 5,000 words as well as the corresponding research proposal report. The research proposal shall follow the regulations set by Research Proposal Form（attachment1）, which is to be fulfilled after the public lecture.
Submission: Please all Ph.D. candidates must submit the Research Proposal Form and Literature Review of Dissertation as a soft copy and a paper file to the Main building C1-203A before January 10, 2019.
2、International students of Master candidates: Research proposal presentation should be scheduled no later than the end of the third semester. Topic of the proposal should be carefully chosen on the basis of a comprehensive literature review. The proposal should be presented in public at a meeting of the research team with an attendance of a panel of at least three associate professors in the field of study or in the related field of study, who are obliged to evaluate the proposal.
Contents of the proposal are specified in the “Proposal Form”（attachment 1）. The student should fill in the form immediately after the proposal presentation meeting.
Submission: Please all Master candidates must submit the Research Proposal Form of Dissertation as a soft copy and a paper file to the Main building C1-203A before January 10, 2019.
Graduate Management Office